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The Research Process - Text Version
The Research Process
Start with a topic
Once you have your topic you will:
Identify Key Words for your Topic
the next step is:
Search to find out what's been written about your topic.
Do you like what you have found?
If you answer YES the next step is:
Add Citations for resources you found to your bibliography.
then your final step is:
Synthesize your own thoughts with those of others into your paper. Don't forget to Cite!
If you answer no to the question: Search to find out what's been written about your topic.
Then you will need to change or focus your topic and start the process again by identifying key words for your topic.
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